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Susan Lanshe

Susan Lanshe Interior Design

For Bucks County Interior Designer Susan Lanshe, working on the Schimek farm house and barn project was a dream come true. Lanshe and Janet Schimek first met 20 years ago when they worked together on the Schimek's house in Lower Makefield...

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A Renaissance man of creative leanings, Brian H. Peterson has written a new collection of stories, essays, poetry, and images, drawing on his lifelong dedication to creativity and the arts. As a writer, photographer, musician, and teacher... more

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According to Cindy Johnson, owner of Elephant in the Room Design, mixing older pieces with new items balances out interior design. The Elephant in the Room is not your average furniture consignment store. Items put on consignment there are of the... more

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Playmate Playwrights, writers who formed a group after taking classes offered by the Bucks County Playhouse Education Department, is presenting a reading of ten minute one act plays in one evening at the Amphitheater at Paxson Hill Farm in New... more

It’s worth the trip to stop in and see Susan’s latest gallery of art and rugs. So much style, and fabulous pricing! The rug industry is capitalizing on our client’s requests for rugs that give pure style and withstand pets, children, and family... more

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At Landscape Design Group (LDG) they like to think they’re in the resort business; transforming area yards into getaways just steps from the back door. For this backyard the homeowners wanted a place to swim, play and relax. They also thought a... more

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Family-owned and operated since 1973, Carlton Pools pride themselves on staying ahead of other competing pool companies throughout Bucks and Montgomery County, PA by conducting quality residential and commercial renovations and installing the... more

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Traditional azaleas are a perennial favorite among homeowners. They are easy to grow in Bucks County provided they are protected from deer browsing. Spring blooming azaleas add huge amounts of flower color to the landscape around Mother’s Day as... more

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For years people knew David’s Furniture for its quality furniture and its friendly owner David Kazanjian. David retired and the store became Kat’s Antiques Mall and then in January of 2018 David came out of retirement and decided to take ownership... more

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According to renowned golf course architect Rees Jones, “the land tells you what you can and can’t do.” so when a few avid golfers conceived the idea of building a great golf course in Bucks County, they knew they needed the right property. As... more

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Tom Furey in Art of State

Safety Huddle

Bucks County, Fine Artist Tom Furey has been chosen to exhibit his Oil Painting titled "Safety Huddle" in the 2018 juried exhibition Art of the State. Mr. Furey paints images that reflect moments of time in his life past and present. Tom's Oil Paintings span a wide variety of subject matter. The accepted painting is a moment in time during his 42 year career as a Steelworker. Over the years while working other jobs Mr. Furey has always pursued his career in Art. Art of the State is the annual, juried exhibition held at the State Museum of Pennsylvania celebrating it's 51st year. With an annual established tradition of exhibiting creative Art chosen by a distinguished panel of jurors, Art of the State is open to Pennsylvania Artists and Craftspeople. This competition provides an equal opportunity for both established and emerging Pennsylvania Artists to exhibit their work and receive statewide recognition. In this years exhibition 104 works were chosen from nearly 1,800 entries. Art of the State website: www.statemuseumeumpa.org Art of the State exhibit will be open to the public from June 24 to September 9, 2018

A Very Special Café

Peace valley

Donnamarie Davis, Esquire, vice president of the Peace Valley Holistic Center in Chalfont, is busy putting the finishing touches on her vision to expand their already considerable services to autistic children and their families to include a very special café. She has embarked on creating a Mentor/Work-based Learning Program in the form of a coffee and ice-cream Café designed for youths 18-28 with Autism, ADHD, Down syndrome, and other Special Needs. The 1,600 square foot County property (formerly the Bucks County, PA Crime Lab) is in the process of being repurposed and transformed into a coffee and ice-cream café, in Middletown Township. Two to five at risk Special Needs Individuals will help operate this café, which will be open to the public. The participating youths will receive job placement assistance, as well as interview skill-coaching, after completing the program. Participating Individuals will learn how to work as a team in a small business setting, learning the skills required to run the back of the café and serving the public in the front of the café, in a fun, supportive, and friendly setting. The goal is to open the café by this summer. There are seven unions all donating their time for this project. The materials and equipment are not provided, that’s why we need donations. Starbucks has donated used equipment. But, they still need a freezer, a POS system, an ice-cream cabinet, and an ice-maker. The biggest need and most crucial need for the center right now is a roof. Peace Valley Holistic Center is located at 224 Old Limekiln Road, Chalfont, PA 18914. For interest in being a volunteer or in donating to the several needs of the new café, please call PVHC at 215-887-9901. For more information, visit www.peacevalleyholisticcenter.org.